Great Shakespeareans Set I

Overview

Great Shakespeareans offers a systematic account of those figures who have had the greatest influence on the interpretation, understanding and cultural reception of Shakespeare, both nationally and internationally. This major project offers an unprecedented scholarly analysis of the contribution made by the most important Shakespearean critics, editors, actors and directors as well as novelists, poets, composers, and thinkers from the seventeenth to the twentieth century.  Great Shakespeareans will be an ...

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Overview

Great Shakespeareans offers a systematic account of those figures who have had the greatest influence on the interpretation, understanding and cultural reception of Shakespeare, both nationally and internationally. This major project offers an unprecedented scholarly analysis of the contribution made by the most important Shakespearean critics, editors, actors and directors as well as novelists, poets, composers, and thinkers from the seventeenth to the twentieth century.  Great Shakespeareans will be an essential resource for students and scholars in Shakespeare studies.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781441157874
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Publication date: 8/5/2010
  • Series: Great Shakespeareans Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 896
  • Product dimensions: 6.36 (w) x 9.52 (h) x 3.36 (d)

Meet the Author

Peter Holland is McMeel Family Professor in Shakespeare Studies in the Department of Film, Television and Theatre at the University of Notre Dame, USA. He was formerly Director of the Shakespeare Institute, Stratford-upon-Avon and is editor of Shakespeare Survey and co-general editor of the Oxford Shakespeare Topics series.
 
Adrian Poole is a Fellow of Trinity College and Professor of English Literature at the University of Cambridge, UK. His books include Tragedy: A Very Short Introduction and Shakespeare and the Victorians.

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Table of Contents

Volume 1: Dryden, Pope, Johnson, Malone — Edited by Claude Rawson (Yale, USA)
Introduction, Claude Rawson (Yale, USA)
John Dryden - Harold Love (Monash, Australia)
Alexander Pope - Simon Jarvis (Cambridge, UK)
Samuel Johnson - Freya Johnston (Warwick, UK)
Edmond Malone - Marcus Walsh (Liverpool, UK)

Volume 2: Garrick, Kemble, Siddons, Kean — Edited by Peter Holland (Notre Dame, USA)
Introduction, Peter Holland (Notre Dame, USA)
David Garrick - Peter Holland (Notre Dame, USA)
John Philip Kemble - Michael Dobson (Birkbeck, UK)
Sarah Siddons - Russ McDonald (Goldsmith's, UK)
Edmund Kean - Peter Thomson (Exeter, UK)

Volume 3: Goethe, Schlegel, Coleridge — Edited by Roger Paulin (Cambridge, UK)
Introduction, Roger Paulin (Cambridge, UK)
Voltaire - Michèle Willems (Rouen, France)
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Stephen Fennell (Cambridge, UK)
Friedrich von Schlegel - Christine Roger (Picardie, France)
Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Reginald Foakes (UCLA, USA)

Volume 4: Lamb, Hazlitt, Keats - Edited by Adrian Poole (Cambridge, UK)
Introduction, Adrian Poole (Cambridge, UK)
Charles Lamb - Felicity James (Oxford, UK)
William Hazlitt - Uttara Natarajan (Goldsmiths College, University of London, UK)
John Keats - Beth Lau (California State, USA)

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